World Report

God Blesses the Eastern Caribbean Camp Meeting

July 23, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The choir sang “Praise Him! Praise Him!” as the Eastern Caribbean camp meeting began on Sunday, July 10, at the new headquarters church in Smith Bay, St. Thomas.

During the announcements, Michael Anthony, the Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, noted that this was the first camp meeting to be held in St. Thomas in over thirty-two years—fulfilling a dream of the past leadership.

The large crowd that had gathered included over 120 delegates...

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Midwest Youth Camp

July 21, 2016

by Shannon McCarville

The Midwest youth camp was held June 7-11 at the Peaceful Valley Youth Camp and Retreat Center in St. Mary, Missouri. Students attended from several of the Midwest branch churches, and the counselors felt privileged to teach the daily devotionals and challenge the campers to learn the daily memory verses as they enjoyed getting to know one another in their individual cabins. Over the years, many have felt the touch of God...

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Victories at Dominican Republic Camp Meeting

July 21, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Dominican Republic camp meeting continued on Tuesday evening. Once again, Brother Alberto Smith opened the service by welcoming everyone. Then the congregation was led in singing many beautiful hymns.

The music included several numbers by a choir of thirty-plus voices. One special selection was “Victory Is Ours.” This theme was brought out in the victorious testimonies that followed. One man told how he...

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A Soul Is Saved as Camp Meeting Begins in La Romana

July 19, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Dominican Republic camp meeting opened on Sunday at our headquarters church in La Romana. When our team (myself and Debbie, and Tim and Lisa DeBusk) arrived in the morning, Sunday school was in progress and everyone was singing enthusiastically. They were also eager to recite their memory verses, and many stood to do so.

Following Sunday school, the...

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Dominican Republic Update

July 16, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Greetings from La Romana, Dominican Republic.

After arriving late Wednesday night, Tim DeBusk and I spent Thursday conducting business with Alberto Smith, District Superintendent of our ninety Dominican Republic churches. Though Brother Alberto has been hampered by physical immobility the past seven months, his enthusiastic spirit was encouraging, the same as always. During our time together we also learned more accurately of the tragic vehicle accident that has claimed the lives of eighteen of...

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Brooklyn Spring Revival

June 17, 2016

The Apostolic Faith Church located at 265 Lafayette in Brooklyn, New York, held revival meetings May 22-29. The theme was “Promise2Possession,” and from the beginning to the end, the services were Spirit-filled with dynamic sermons.

On Tuesday evening, Andres Mercedes, pastor in the Bronx, New York, and several from his congregation attended. During his sermon, Brother Andres encouraged everyone to believe that God keeps His promises, and to receive what He has for them.

On Wednesday,...

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Hempstead Youth Weekend

June 16, 2016

Wonderful prayer meetings preceded the youth weekend held May 27-30 at the Apostolic Faith Church in Hempstead, New York, creating an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation for the special meetings. The theme verses selected for the weekend were Matthew 7:16-22, with the theme being “Where Do I Stand with God?” Blessing Mbang, from Washington D.C., was the guest speaker, and her powerful message on Friday evening was on “Where God Stands with Us.” She ...

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Guadalupe Saints Eager for Special Meetings

May 2, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Sam Ajayi arrived in Peru last week and first went to Chiclayo to the house of Augustin Cueva-Quiroz, Peru District Superintendent. He said he was surprised when his wife, Nuñez Rodas Maria, answered the door. She had been diagnosed over a year ago with stage-two cancer of the stomach and her health had deteriorated to the point that she was bedridden. Prayer was requested for her at the Portland headquarters, and...

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